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Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) - Founded in 1977 to address the need for upgrading the quality of services and support available to persons with disabilities in higher education, AHEAD is an international, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities. The web site includes information on conferences, publications, legal issues, training and resources, as well as a Members Only link. Notable reports include Post-Secondary Peer Support Programs: Facilitating Transition Through Peer Training and Mentoring; Ready, Set, Go: Helping Students with Learning Disabilities Prepare for College; and How to Choose a College: A Guide for the Student with a Disability. Publications are available online to members only, or can be ordered as follows: AHEAD, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125-3393, 617-287-3880, fax 617-287-3882,

Research Institute on Secondary Education Reform for Youth with Disabilities (RISER) - The mission of the institute is to expand the current knowledge base related to practices and policies in secondary schools that enhance learning, achievement and post-school outcomes for students with disabilities. This site includes abstracts, research programs, briefs, core research questions and criteria for Schools of Authentic and Inclusive Teaching and Learning....

Transition Research Institute at the University of Illinois (TRI) - Established in 1985, TRI identifies effective practices, conducts intervention and evaluation research, and provides technical assistance activities that promote the successful transition of youth with disabilities from school to adult life. TRI, the lead institution for the consortium of NTA, also serves as an information resource for teachers, service providers and researchers statewide, nationally and internationally. TRIís Web site includes information on transition projects and resources, program evaluation, a publication list and full text research monographs, and links to related organizations....

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